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VML Left Attribute

This topic describes VML, a feature that is deprecated as of Windows Internet Explorer 9. Webpages and applications that rely on VML should be migrated to SVG or other widely supported standards.

Note  As of December 2011, this topic has been archived. As a result, it is no longer actively maintained. For more information, see Archived Content. For information, recommendations, and guidance regarding the current version of Windows Internet Explorer, see Internet Explorer Developer Center.

Determines the position of the shape relative to the element left of it in the document flow. Read/write. String.

Applies To

Shape

Tag Syntax

<v: element style="left: expression ">

Script Syntax

element .style.left="expression"

expression=element.style.left

Remarks

The Left attribute is similar to the standard HTML Left attribute for styles.

Units may be mapped to the parent element or may be in absolute units. This attribute will not be written out for shapes anchored inline.

Values include:

Value Description
Auto Default position of an element in the flow of the page.
units A number with an absolute units designator (cm, mm, in, pt, pc, or px) or a relative units designator (em or ex). If no units are given, pixels (px) is assumed.
percentage Value expressed as a percentage of the parent object's width.

 

VML Standard Attribute

See Also

Units

Example

The left value of the shape is set to 1 in the example below.



   <v:rect id=myrect fillcolor="red"
   style="position:relative;top:1;left:1;width:20;height:20">
   </v:rect>


Left Attribute Example. (Requires Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 or greater.)

 

 

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